(Reuters) – Twitter Inc mentioned on Friday its head of security is not on the company and its chief info security officer will depart within the coming weeks.
The shakeup comes after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey stepped down as chief govt in November, handing the reins to prime deputy Parag Agrawal, who has since reorganized the management construction of the social media company.
Twitter didn’t specify whether or not the departures have been voluntary.
Peiter Zatko, a famed hacker extra extensively referred to as “Mudge,” was appointed head of security in 2020 after Twitter suffered a security breach that allowed hackers to tweet from verified accounts for public figures together with billionaire Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
The New York Times first reported Zatko’s departure and Rinki Sethi’s upcoming departure as CISO earlier on Friday. Zatko and Sethi couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
(Reporting by Sheila Dang in Dallas; Editing by Tomasz Janowski)